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Saudi Ports Authority says no Qatari vessels allowed in Saudi ports

Reuters , Monday 5 Jun 2017
Fujairah Port
Fujairah Port is already the world's second largest bunkering hub. (Photo: Fujairah Port website)
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The Saudi Ports Authority has notified shipping agents not to receive vessels carrying Qatari flags or ships that are owned by Qatari companies or individuals, it said on Monday, following a Gulf diplomatic dispute with Doha.

The move follows a similar step by the United Arab Emirates port of Fujairah which issued a notice on Monday barring all vessels carrying Qatari flags and any destined for or arriving from Qatari ports.

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